Top 10 City Projects



Welcome to the Top Ten City Projects List


The following City projects are identified as Top 10 due to their significant impact on citizens and our community at large. These projects also have a significant impact through City departments, guiding their work efforts and collaboration. Below is an alphabetical list of each project, their objectives, and a contact name should you have further questions or comments. Stop back to this page in the future to see progress and development on these projects.  



Tobacco-free Parks Project

The purpose of this project is to define a policy change needed or an action to be taken to implement tobacco-free parks.

More: Contact Debra Gaikowski

Mixed Use Parking Ramp

The purpose of this project is to build a quality public parking ramp to accommodate the downtown parking demand while providing opportunity for private partnership for aesthetically attractive mixed-use development.

More: Downtown Parking Ramp Page  | Contact Dustin Powers


Midco® Aquatic Center

This project is to design and build the city’s first indoor aquatic center. Based on the recommendation from Counsilman-Hunsaker and Associates, who provided the City with a citywide aquatic facility master plan, it was determined that Spellerberg Park will be the location for this new center. The project broke ground in August 2014 and has a target completion of fall 2016.

More: Midco® Aquatic CenterContact Kendra Siemonsma


Land Management Integration

The purpose of this project is to create greater functionality in business operations through the integration of current land management systems. For additional questions or comments you may contact Debra Gaikowski.

More: Contact Debra Gaikowski


Downtown Sioux Falls Rail Yard Redevelopment

The purpose of this project is to redevelop 10-acres of land downtown recently purchased by the City from the BNSF Railway. For additional questions or comments you may contact Erin Bofenkamp.

More: Rail Yard Redevelopment PageContact Erin Bofenkamp 


Subdivision Annexation Project

The purpose of the Subdivision Annexation project is to complete the annexation of identified properties and subdivisions. Completing these annexations will ensure orderly growth within the city, provide adequate municipal services, and maintain equal benefits to both annexed areas and existing city properties.

More: Contact Debra Gaikowski

Public Safety Software Project

The purpose of this project is to replace a software system that has met its useful life and will no longer be supported. A new solution(s) will have functionality to monitor and control the following business processes: Computer-aided Dispatch (CAD), Integrated Mapping, Mobile CAD, Jail Management, Law Enforcement Records Management, and Fire and EMS Data Management. Integrations with other systems will be key to a successful implementation. For additional questions or comments, you may contact Debra Gaikowski.

More: Contact Debra Gaikowski

City Administration Building

The purpose of this project is to construct a new City administration building to prepare for long-term growth, improve service to citizens, strengthen departmental collaboration, improve employee work environment and maximize the taxpayer dollar. For additional questions or comments you may contact Erin Bofenkamp.

More: Contact Erin Bofenkamp

City Hall Renovation

The project objectives are to improve customer service to the public, maximize department and inter-department collaboration, create more consistent, quality work-space, standardize office space and create an environment that promotes employee wellbeing. In 2014, the City Hall Ground Floor Renovation consolidated the Planning and Building Services department staff on one floor. In 2015, the Second Floor of City Hall was renovated for the Human Resources and Public Works Engineering Division. Renovations in 2016 are planned for the northwest corner of first floor for Human Relations and Licensing.

More: Contact Erin Bofenkamp

Fleet Centralization

The purpose of this project is the modernization and centralization of fleet operations to capture efficiencies, control costs, improve service, and transparency using standardized industry best practices. This project will replace and streamline the software system that has been in place since 1999. This new software will provide better reporting of key performance indicators that City staff will use to makes any necessary changes to better serve its customers. For additional questions or comments, you may contact Scott Gregor.

More: Contact Scott Gregor